Current Affairs Quiz: March 1, 2020

Current Affairs 1 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was approved by the government under Operation Green Scheme?
    A)₹162 cr
    B)₹155 cr
    C)₹171 cr
    D)₹170 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has approved Rs 162 crore under Operation Green scheme which has an outlay of Rs 500 crore to stabilize the supply of tomato, onion and potato (TOP) crops and to ensure their availability round the year without price volatility.

  2. Recently government approved how many projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY)?
    A)40
    B)35
    C)32
    D)30
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A total of 32 projects have been sanctioned under ‘unit’ scheme of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) in meetings of Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee (IMAC) presided over by Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

  3. Which state government has approved a proposal to change the name of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Urdu, Arabi-Farsi University?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has approved a proposal to change the name of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Urdu, Arabi-Farsi University in Lucknow.

  4. Which state government renamed “smart gram yojana” after ex-minister R R Patil?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government’s “smart gram yojana” will be named after former Deputy Chief Minister the late R R Patil.

  5. The 11th National Krishi Vigyan Kendra Conference 2020 held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 11th National Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Conference 2020 on ‘Empowering Youth for Technology Led Farming’ inaugurated by the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar in New Delhi.

  6. Recently which payment bank launched the Aadhaar enabled payment system (AePS) which will help people to do transactions at over 2,50,000 of its banking points across India?
    A)Paytm Payments Bank
    B)India Post Payments Bank
    C)Fino Payments Bank
    D)Airtel Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank said that it has launched the Aadhaar enabled payment system (AePS) which will help people to do transactions at over 2,50,000 of its banking points across India.

  7. Which Bank ties-up with IndiGo to launch co-branded credit card ‘Ka-ching, powered by Mastercard?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IndiGo airlines has partnered with HDFC Bank to launch its first travel credit card Called ‘Ka-ching’, it is powered by Mastercard.

  8. Which Company acquires 34.56 % of bankers’ stake in Petronet MHB for Rs 371 crore?
    A)BEL
    B)Coal India
    C)BHEL
    D)ONGC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and its subsidiary Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) have bought out lenders in Petronet MHB Ltd, the firm that owns a petroleum product pipeline in Mangalore, for about Rs 371 crore.

  9. Who was honoured with Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award 2020?
    A)MK Singh
    B)Nivedita Sharma
    C)RK Pauchari
    D)Jadhav Payeng
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam’s eminent environmental activist Jadav Payeng will be awarded with Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award for his efforts in creating a man-made forest through reforestation.

  10. Recently which offshore patrol vessel built by L&T was commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard?
    A)Vikram
    B)Avni
    C)Vayu
    D)Varad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    L&T-built Offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS Varad was commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) by Shri. Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertiliser at LOT Kattupalli shipyard, near Chennai.

  11. Which became the first Company to bring ISRO’s NavIC technology to smartphones in 2020?
    A)Xiaomi
    B)Lenovo
    C)Apple
    D)Samsung
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Smartphone and smart TV brand Xiaomi announced it would bring ISROs Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System NavIC technology to its smartphones.

  12. Recently Sudhakar Chaturvedi passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)author
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Freedom fighter
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gandhian, freedom fighter and centenarian scholar Pandit Sudhakar Chaturvedi passed away. He was 122.

  13. Recently Shadakshari Settar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)politics
    B)Sports
    C)historian
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Eminent historian, archaeologist and scholar Prof Shadakshari (S) Settar passed away. He was 85.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Isro?
    A)Pune
    B)Kolkata
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of ONGC?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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